[ntp:questions] stepout value

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Wed Jul 24 05:27:00 UTC 2013

Orna Sumszyk writes:
> Hello,
> I wonder what is the default stepout value in the ntp v4 protocol.
> In ntp.org it is written it is 900 seconds

Where did you see this?

> but in delware university page
> http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/clock.html
> it is written it is 300 seconds.
> How can I know what is the value on my linux server?

Look for CLOCK_MINSTEP or "stepout" in your sources - ntp_loopfilter.c.

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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